average majorities

Year194519501951195519591964196619701974f1974o197919831987199219972001200520102015
Average790391099202877492218144830884618343832010293909510867108361076784947687836611480
Con595479798435871494027273615588317592673811663101851140711719659369308283947012955
Lab911110291999484378356869297197946920798048713772210622103741324796297815791110484
Lib/LibDem 1880329560136244538841822232151154753227489343894497402852235523535755803121

Average majorities since 1945

KEY:
Black: Overall average majority per seat
Blue: Conservative average
Red: Labour average
Orange: Lib / Alliance / LibDem average


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Average size of majority in UK General Elections since 1945

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© Richard Kimber
Last Modified: 19 Aug 15